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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale - New Holland Brewing Company

New Holland Black Tulip Trippel AleNew Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

396 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 396
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%


Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002)
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Reviews by Osiris9588:
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Osiris9588

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber, no date. Pours a clear, golden color with just the faintest touch of rust. The white head is quite creamy, leaving considerable lace.

The sweet aroma is dominated by Beligan yeast and banana. The flavor also has banana, some faint citrus, strong, warming vanilla, and a sticky candy finish.

The mouth is light, but is given considerable weight by the sticky sugar content, yet the carbonation keeps it well balanced and prevents it from growing cloying. It show good action on the palate and the alcohol is very well concealed.

Overall a rock solid trippel, and my favorite offering from New Holland that I have sampled thus far.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2007 04:53:07 | More by Osiris9588
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A-amber orange hazy color with thin white head
S-aromas of apples, pears, and Belguim yeast
T-great taste of apricot, apple, and pear with a spicy yeast
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New Holland Black Tulip Tripel Ale poured a cloudy orange/gold that produced a white 1 1/2 finger head that faded slowly leaving nice foamy lacing on all sides of my tulip glass. The aroma and taste are dominated by apples, bananas, sweet beet sugar, and yeast. There is a pleasant peppery dry spice at the finish. The mouth feel is medium, with medium carbonation and a little sticky.

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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.